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Timing of surgery following SARS‐CoV‐2 infection: an international prospective cohort study

By |March 18th, 2021|COVIDSurg, Newsletter|

CovidSurg researchers have published a paper examining ‘Timing of surgery following SARS‐CoV‐2 infection: an international prospective cohort study’. The article published in The Association of anaesthetists details the findings that Elective surgery should be postponed for ≥7 weeks following SARS‐CoV‐2 infection to reduce the risk of postoperative mortality and pulmonary complications. Also patients who [...]

Welcome to the Eighth NIHR GSU Newsletter

By |March 10th, 2021|Newsletter, NIHR Unit on Global Surgery|

We open this eighth edition of the newsletter with the exciting news about our most recent publications which include the first paper from the GlobalSurg-CovidSurg study week. The paper looks at timing of surgery following SARS-CoV-2 infection and is available online today in the Anaesthesia journal. Another CovidSurg paper that considers the potential benefit of vaccination for [...]

GlobalSurg 3 results webinar – recording now available

By |February 1st, 2021|GS3, Newsletter|

GlobalSurg 3 results webinar  If you missed the live GS3 results webinar, you can catch up via the recording - available now on our YouTube channel.  https://youtu.be/IF9zzsnOIhY Read the GlobalSurg 3 Lancet publication here: https://doi.org/10.1016/S0140-6736(21)00001-5 Please help us disseminate the study by sharing the link widely Explore the GlobalSurg 3 dataset using our new interactive [...]

GlobalSurg 3 is published in The Lancet!

By |January 26th, 2021|GS3, Newsletter|

GlobalSurg 3 is published in The Lancet today! Congratulations & thank you to all our collaborators, validators and National Leads!  Global variation in postoperative mortality and complications after cancer surgery: a multicentre, prospective cohort study in 82 countriesTo read the fully open access publication click herehttps://doi.org/10.1016/S0140-6736(21)00001-5Please help us disseminate the study by Tweeting and sharing the link    GlobalSurg 3 results [...]

Welcome To The Seventh NIHR GSU Newsletter

By |December 4th, 2020|Newsletter, NIHR Unit on Global Surgery|

We open this the Seventh edition of the NIHR Global Health Research Unit on Global Surgery newsletter with some exciting news. The no cost extension has been approved by NIHR / DHSC for 6 months. PENGUIN has launched in South Africa and India. The CovdSurg Collaborative has published its first data-driven decision-making report. Please continue to send [...]

Welcome To The Sixth NIHR GSU Newsletter

By |October 19th, 2020|Newsletter, NIHR Unit on Global Surgery, Publications, RCT, Uncategorized|

We open this sixth edition of our newsletter with the excellent news that Unit Director Professor Dion Morton has received an OBE! Please read on to find out more. We are also very pleased to announce the publication of the first COVIDSurg-Cancer paper and to share news on the Unit’s studies and activities. Please continue to [...]